Northern Idolatry

Scripture Verses

1 Kings 12:25-33 (2 Chronicles 11:14-15)

Outline

God’s ways are always the best ways. Jeroboam went his own way and destroyed a nation.

Jeroboam

  • Great potential – 1 Kings 11:37-38
  • Fortifying the cities – 1 Kings 12:25
  • Where does false religion come from?
  • Orthodoxy
  • Golden calves
  • The geography

Divided Kingdom

  • Judah
    • No images of God
    • Levitical priesthood
    • Central sanctuary
    • Separatists
  • Israel
    • Worship of golden calves
    • Multi-tribe priesthood
    • Local and regional sanctuaries
    • Syncretistic
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